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In almost every online poker site, if you want to join in a Texas hold ‘em game that's already in progress, you have two choices: you can either wait until it's your big blind, or you can post a big blind and play in the next hand. Lots of impatient players will post a big blind right away, leaving an extra blind out there for you steal.
In a no limit game, if someone else posts out of turn, it's often worth trying to steal the blinds on these kinds of hands. The one time you should consider posting your blind out of turn is if you are near the button in a game with ten or nearly ten players. Then you'll get to play a lot of free hands before it's time for you to pay your blind again.